From Honduras to Haiti

Toronto, April 13, 2010. A discussion of recent political developments in, and solidarity efforts for, Honduras and Haiti. Both countries have been at the forefront of Canadian and American imperialist intervention in the region. In Honduras, the violent repression of anti-coup activists continues with the support of American and Canadian imperialism, as those same imperial … Watch video »

Toronto, April 13, 2010.

A discussion of recent political developments in, and solidarity efforts for, Honduras and Haiti. Both countries have been at the forefront of Canadian and American imperialist intervention in the region. In Honduras, the violent repression of anti-coup activists continues with the support of American and Canadian imperialism, as those same imperial powers plan their free market reconstruction of Haiti.

Moderated by Luis Granados of Barrio Nuevo and the Latin American Solidarity Network.

Part 1:

  • B.C. Holmes, an activist with the Toronto Haiti Action Committee who has travelled to Haiti eight times since 2002. Her most recent trip was completed just five days before the earthquake.
  • Jose Martinez, a Honduran-Canadian activist and member of the Honduras Resistance Front (Toronto) and Latin American Solidarity Network. He has travelled to Honduras several times since the June, 2009 military coup.


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Part 2:

  • Todd Gordon, teaches political science at York University and is a member of the Toronto New Socialists and the Workers’ Assembly. Todd writes on Canadian imperialism in the Americas and travelled to Honduras in January.


Endorsers: Centre for Social Justice, Latin American Solidarity Network, Toronto Haiti Action Committee, Socialist Project, Toronto New Socialists.